Stanislav Krupar is a Prague-based documentary photographer. His work appears regularly in Die Zeit, GEO, The New York Times, Time, De Standaard, NZZ, Focus, Internazionale, and other international media. Besides covering news and current affairs, Stanislav also works on several long-term documentary projects in Russia and Siberia. He started his career as a freelance photographer in 2002, after graduating from the Mendel University in Brno in the Czech Republic. Stanislav Krupa worked as an illegal migrant worker at farms in England and worked as a special needs teacher at a primary school in Brno. He was a staff photographer at the Czech weekly magazine Reflex between 2009 and 2013. Since fall 2015, Stanislav has been a contract photographer for the Czech version of Newsweek. Stanislav Krupar's work is represented by the German agency LAIF.
Jamal Tadevosyan, an 82 years old Armenian man, walks along a block of flats in his street destroyed by a missile fired from the Azerbaijani side of the frontline to the city of Stepanakert a capital of the separatist's region of Nagorny Karabakh/Artsakh. Photographed on Oct 11, 2020, in Stepanakert, Nagorny Karabakh/Artsakh.
An Armenian family hides from Azerbaijani shelling in the improvised bomb shelter at the cellar of the block of flats in Shushi, a town some 15 km from Stepanakert. This family used to seek shelter in the basement of the Church in Shushi, but after missiles attacked the church on Oct 8, 2020, they moved to the shelter nearby where they lived since.
Bomb out flat belonging to Lasik Vanyan, 88-year-old Armenian lady at the city of Stepanakert, capital of the separatist's region of Nagorno Karabakh/Artsakh. Photographed on Oct 11, 2020, in Stepanakert, Nagorno Karabakh/Artsakh.
A member of the Armenian armed forces was photographed at Martakert military hospital, which was hit by the Azerbaijani missile. Martakert is s town in Nagorno Karabakh located near the current frontline of the Armenian-Azerbaijani war.
A soldier of the Armenian Army at the frontline near Martuni - town is 30 km east of Stepanakert, the capital of Artsakh Republic. Photographed on Nov 25, 2020.
Fragments of the human body of Azerbaijani soldier at the battlefield near Martuni, some 30 km away from Stepanakert, capital of Nagorno Karabakh/Artsakh.
A pathologist fills the paper at the central morgue at Yerevan, the capital of Armenia, where the bodies of the fallen Armenian soldiers are gathered. Armenia suffered heavy casualties s at the lost conflict with Azerbaijan. 2020-10-23
Traumatized Armenian soldier at the military hospital in Stepanakert. 2020-10-21
Military hospital used by Armenian and Artsakh Army after being bombed by Azerbaijani forces. Artsakh is a separatist region de jure belonging to Azerbaijan but de facto under the control of Armenia. Since Sept 27 of 2020, there have been new fightings of this frozen conflict between armies of Azerbaijan and Artsakh, which Armenia strongly supports. Civilian targets were heavily bombed on both sides of the frontline.
Armenian soldiers light candles before the last holy mess on Nov 22, 2020, at Dadivank Monastery at the Kalbajar district of Nagorno Karabakh. This area got which used to be part of the unrecognized Republic of Artsakh under the complete control of Azerbaijan on Nov 25.
Friends of the fallen Armenian soldier came to take care of his grave at the Armenia military cemetery in Yerevan called Yerabluer. He was killed at war between Artsakh with Armenia and Azerbaijan in Nagorno Karabakh/Artsakh in autumn 2020.